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Environmental Commissioner Says Fewer Staff, More Regulations

Indiana Department of Environmental Management Commissioner Tom Easterly says all areas of the state are now in compliance with National Ambient Air Quality Standards, key indicators from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding pollution and ozone in the air we breathe.  But as Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports, Easterly adds the Hoosier state won’t be meeting federal standards for long. Hear the Story

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Poll Show Some Would Pay More Taxes for Certain Improvements

According to a poll from the Bowen Center at Ball State University, a majority of Hoosiers say they would pay more taxes for improvements to education, health care and the environment.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Indiana Schools Among Those With Poor Air Quality

A report released today by USA Today show that at least twenty two of Indiana’s schools are in the top ten percent of schools nationwide for polluted air.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Turn Your Turkey Day Green

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is advising people on how they can make their Thanksgiving celebrations more environmentally friendly.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Report Shows Green Jobs Growth in Indiana Possible

A report released Tuesday by the National Resources Defense Council indicates that many common jobs held by Hoosiers have the potential for becoming green jobs.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Chelsea Clinton Campaigns at Indiana Colleges

Students at Ball State University gathered this morning to hear Hillary Clinton’s daughter Chelsea speak about why her mother is the best candidate for president.  From Indiana Public Radio in Muncie, Stephanie Wiechmann reports.

House Committee Approves Great Lakes Compact

Today the House Environment Committee unanimously approved a plan to have Indiana join the Great Lake Compact.  Colleen Iudice reports.